Ruoyu Sun

Ruoyu Sun

Primary Research Area

  • Data Analytics

Assistant Professor

209D Transportation Building

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  • B.S. in Mathematics, Peking University, China, 2009
  • Ph.D in Electrial Engineering, University of Minnesota, 2015.

Academic Positions

  • Postdoctoral Researcher, Stanford University, 2015.06-2016.05
  • Visiting Scientist, Facebook Artificial Intelligence Research, 2016.06-2016.12

Research Areas

  • Data Analytics
  • Operations Research

Selected Articles in Journals

Articles in Conference Proceedings


  • System and Method for Transmission Point (TP)Association and Beamforming Assignment in Heterogeneous Networks . Ruoyu Sun, Mingyi Hong, Hadi Baligh, Zhi-Quan Luo, and Meisam Razaviyayn. U.S. Patent App. 13/757,303, filed Feb. 2013.


  • INFORMS Optimization Society Student Paper Competition, Honorable Mention (2015)
  • INFORMS George Nicholson Student Paper Competition, Second Place (2015)

Courses Taught

  • IE 510 - Applied Nonlinear Programming
  • IE 598 - Adv Tpcs in Continuous Opt
  • SE 420 - Digital Control Systems